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Oct
23
2021

Government Section

  • Candidates sound off at two forums

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 19 and 10, candidates for Miami Township trustee, school board, mayor and Village Council addressed community members in the Mills Lawn gym at the annual James A. McKee Association Candidates Nights, this year split into two events in order to accommodate the large number of candidates.

  • The 2021 Yellow Springs News Voter’s Guide

    Read the online edition of the Guide to Yellow Springs.

  • Village Council votes down mask ordinance update

    At its regular virtual meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, held via Zoom, Council attempted to pass an emergency ordinance to update the wording on the Village mask mandate.

  • 2021 Candidates Night Pt. 2 — Village Council & Mayor

    Tonight, on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 7–9 p.m., the second of two Candidates Nights will be held in the Mills Lawn gymnasium. The 2021 election candidates participating in the first event are those running for Village Council and Mayor.

  • 2021 Candidates Night Pt. 1 — Yellow Springs Board of Education and Miami Township Trustees

    On Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 7–9 p.m., the first of two Candidates Nights will be held in the Mills Lawn gymnasium. The 2021 election candidates participating in the first event are those running for Yellow Springs School Board and Miami Township Trustee seats.

  • YSDC puts Mills Lawn discussion on hold

    The Yellow Springs Development Corporation has deferred its plans “to help shape the future” of the Mills Lawn Elementary School property until after the November election, when voters decide the fate of a proposed levy to build a K–12 facility at the current location of the middle/high school campus.

  • Compassionate justice group reports findings

    Greene County Coalition for Compassionate Justice, or GCCCJ, held a public online meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5 to relay the findings of its Greene County Pretrial System Assessment Report. The report was issued to provide greater context around Issue 1, a proposed levy to build a new jail.

  • Planning Commission weighs downtown parking options

    On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Planning Commission created a list of recommendations for Village Council to consider regarding downtown parking by a unanimous vote of 5–0.

  • 2021 Election: Hollister and Pallotta contend for Miami Township Trustee seats

    Four Miami Township residents are looking for votes to fill two Township seats in the upcoming November election. Here, the News featured profiles of two of the four candidates, Don Hollister and Dino Pallotta.

  • 2021 Election: Swinger and Moir contend for Miami Township Trustee seats

    Four Miami Township residents are looking for votes to fill two Township seats in the upcoming November election. Here, the News featured profiles of two of the three nonincumbent candidates, Denise Swinger and Marilan Moir.